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ACA Championships

February 3rd – 4th, 2018

Welcome to the ACA Open Bouldering Championships at Bolder Climbing Community. The competition is both a Provincial and National Series event and will take place February 3rd – 4th, 2018 in Calgary, Alberta. We are very excited to host the event and look forward to seeing some of the top climbers from Alberta and across Canada compete for the ACA Open Championship title.

Bolder will also be hosting a fun 50 boulder problem scramble Citizens Comp Sunday, February 4th! Open to climbers of all abilities!

The ACA Open Championships is presented by:
Squadra Holds, Scarpa, Friction Labs, Outdoor Research, Sattva, Lululemon, Flashed, Bolder Coffee Co, PK Sound, Mountain Exposure, Osprey, Black Diamond, Ascension Fitness, Dr. Justin Tan, Mission Health Clinic, TrueBuch Kombucha, MEC

See you all in February!


Please follow the link below to our registration form. Note: Open Competitors must be born in 2002 or prior years (e.g. 16 years of age by Dec 31, 2018)

Registration Form


DAY 1: Saturday, February 3rd

7:00 AM : Iso Opens
8:00 AM : Iso Closed
9:00 AM : Qualifiers – Climbing Starts
2:40 PM : Climbing Ends
3:00 PM : Gym closed
3:30 PM : Iso Opens
4:30 PM : Iso Closed
5:00 PM : Gym Open to Spectators
5:30 PM : Semi-finals – Climbing Starts
7:40 PM : Climbing Ends
8:00 PM : Gym closed


DAY 2: Sunday, February 4th

7:15 AM: Scramble Registration (Citizens Comp)
9:00 AM : Rec/Open Scramble Starts (Citizens Comp)
12:00 AM: Rec/Open Scramble Ends (Citizens Comp)
12:30 PM : Gym Closed
4:00 PM : Iso Opens
5:00 PM : Iso Closed
5:45 PM : Athlete Intro
6:00 PM : Finals – First Climber
8:00 PM : Climbing Ends
8:30 PM : After Party – Double Zero



5 On, 5 Off

SEMI FINALS: 20 Competitors

5 On, 5 Off (4 Boulder Problems)

FINALS: 6 Competitors

World Cup Format. 4 Problems


Hotel Blackfoot
Phone: 403-252-2253
5940 Blackfoot Trail SE, Calgary, AB T2H 2B5, Canada


Holiday Inn

Phone: 403-287-2700
4206 Macleod Trail, Calgary, AB T2G 2R7


We will have some food and baked goods available for your purchase on the Mezzanine (second floor). All proceeds go to funding our youth team. We serve some of the finest coffee in Calgary, roasted by our very own Craig Doram.

Restaurant suggestions: 

Unimarket: Great tacos and burritos – 128 50 Ave SE, Calgary, AB

Double Zero: Pizza – 6455 Macleod Trail SW #1133, Calgary, AB

Green Basil: Vietnamese food – 4606 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary, AB

Big Catch: Sushi – 7711 Macleod Trail, Calgary, AB

Beirut Street Food: Mediterranean food – 7220 Fairmount Dr SE, Calgary, AB


Double Zero – 6455 Macleod Trail SW #1133, Calgary, AB


Please follow the link below to our to our volunteer sign up form.

Volunteer Sign Up